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Scirocco named ‘car of the year’ in topgear.com awards

Scirocco named ‘car of the year’ in topgear.com awards

The judging panel was made up of members of the road test team and journalists from Top Gear magazine, the country’s biggest selling motoring and most widely read men’s magazine, and topgear.com which boasts two million unique users a month. Chris Craft, Director of Volkswagen UK, commented: ‘The Scirocco has […]

PANDA CROSS awarded by 4×4 and MPV Driver magazine

PANDA CROSS awarded by 4×4 and MPV Driver magazine

The award comes from the specialist magazine 4×4 and MPV Driver, whose panel of expert judges put the new all-terrain Panda at the top of a list of extremely capable, and more expensive, competitors. The judges praised the Panda’s off-roading capability, style and affordability but particularly highlighted the car’s 1.3 […]

The new ABT Audi Q5

The new ABT Audi Q5

German tuner ABT has announced the release of its tuning package for Audi Q5. The official “live” release will happen at the Essen Motor Show. Improvement in aerodynamics and performance Outside, this kit includes a new front skirt, front grille, rear skirt, rear wing, fender extensions and a set of […]

Volvo XC60 WHIPLASH PROTECTION SYSTEM awarded by EURO NCAP

Volvo XC60 WHIPLASH PROTECTION SYSTEM awarded by EURO NCAP

Volvo’s unique Whiplash Protection System (WHIPS) is a form of protection integrated into the front seats which supports the seat occupant’s entire back and head in a rear-end collision. This protective system cushions the movement through energy-absorbing deformation elements between the backrest and seat cushion. If a rear-end collision occurs, […]

IIHS awarded four Audi models

IIHS awarded four Audi models

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Top Safety has awarded today four Audi models – Audi A3, the all-new Audi A4, the Audi A6 and the Audi Q7. The award recognizes vehicles that do the best job of protecting passengers in front, side and rear collisions. All of the winners also […]

Alfa Mito got five stars in Euro NCAP tests

Alfa Mito got five stars in Euro NCAP tests

The new Alfa Romeo MiTo is one of the most “safe” cars in its segment. Today the Italian carmaker Alfa Romeo announced that Alfa MiTo notched up a score of 36 points out of a maximum 37 in the Euro NCAP adult safety ratings, and a judgement of “Good” – […]

Opel Hydrogen4 fuel cell vehicles in out for tests

Opel Hydrogen4 fuel cell vehicles in out for tests

Today in Germany – Berlin, Opel invited nine companies to test their Hydrogen4 fuel cell vehicles. ADAC, Allianz, Coca Cola, Hilton, Linde, Schindler, Axel Springer, Total and Veolia. Will use the zero-emission vehicle in the Berlin area for their day-to-day business. . This real-world road test will run under the […]

Bosh provides gasoline direct injection for the new Ferrari California

Bosh provides gasoline direct injection for the new Ferrari California

The launch of the Ferrari California marks the Italian sports carmaker’s first production engine with direct gasoline injection. Bosch supplies the complete V8 engine injection system, which was developed in close collaboration with Ferrari’s engineers. The engine with 4,297 cubic centimeter engine displacement delivers 338 kilowatts (460 horsepower) at 7,750 […]

17.916 Hover CUV’s recalled

17.916 Hover CUV’s recalled

According to xinhuanet, Chinese SUV maker Great Wall Motor will recall 17,916 Hover CUVs starting from November 25 for a problem founded on their steering gears. These vehicles were made by Great Wall Motor between April 1, 2005 and July 28, 2006. According to the recall report submitted by Great […]

2010 Mazda 3 5-Door at 2008 Bologna Motor Show

2010 Mazda 3 5-Door at 2008 Bologna Motor Show

Mazda Motor Corporation will showcase the world premiere of the all-new 2010 MAZDA3 5-Door at the Bologna Motor Show on December 3, 2008. The launch of the MAZDA3 5-Door follows on the heels of the debut of the 4-Door sedan, which made its world premiere at the current Los Angeles […]

Bentley Power on Ice

Bentley Power on Ice

Bentley will host an extraordinary driving experience in February and March 2009 …with the remote snowscape of Finland as a backdrop. The Bentleys awaiting the participants in this driving extravaganza will be 560-610 hp cars from the Continental series. After receiving a briefing from accomplished instructors the drivers will take […]